The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 79 72 88
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 13 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.08% 1.60% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 8.44% 10.53% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 2
Average salary £36,500 £28,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.07% -1.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £26,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £40,000 £29,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,250 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -4.62%
vSphere
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
154 152 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.77% 15.17% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 128 133 74
Average salary £36,000 £35,500 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.40% +27.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region.

vSphere Salary Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in South Wales

vSphere
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -1 7 £42,500 +44.06% 1
Caerphilly -2 4 - -
Newport - 1 £27,500 -
vSphere
Wales

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 17 (85.00%) VMware
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (65.00%) Citrix
4 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
5 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (40.00%) Lync
7 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
7 8 (40.00%) XenApp
7 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (35.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (35.00%) Cisco
8 7 (35.00%) SAN
8 7 (35.00%) NetScaler
8 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (30.00%) Mimecast
9 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (30.00%) Blackberry
9 6 (30.00%) Clustering
10 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
10 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (25.00%) MS Office
10 5 (25.00%) Office 365
10 5 (25.00%) Product Management
11 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (40.00%) Lync
5 7 (35.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (5.00%) IIS
7 1 (5.00%) JBoss
7 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Mimecast
2 5 (25.00%) Office 365
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) SAN
1 7 (35.00%) NetScaler
2 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (20.00%) VoIP
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (15.00%) Wireless
4 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 3 (15.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (15.00%) MPLS
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (15.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) LAMP
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (30.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (30.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Product Management
2 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (15.00%) Line Management
3 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CCNP
1 3 (15.00%) CCNA
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCITP
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (40.00%) XenApp
3 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.00%) ProxySG
5 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (10.00%) DFS Replication
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) VMware
2 13 (65.00%) Citrix
3 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco
5 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) Mitel
6 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (15.00%) HP
6 3 (15.00%) Juniper
6 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.00%) Avaya
7 1 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) Verint
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